Tips for Students Sharing Living Space with Someone Isolating in Place

Students with any questions about sharing a living space with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 should email the COVID-19 Support Team COVID-19 Support Team

The following are some best practices for protecting yourself when sharing a living space with someone who is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or who has tested positive for COVID-19:

  • limit your contact with the infected individual—if you do have to cross paths make sure you are well masked;
  • avoid having visitors;
  • eat in separate rooms;
  • avoid sharing personal items;
  • wash your hands regularly, and
  • monitor your health for any COVID-19 symptoms.